Florida’s U.S. Senate contest, which has been fraught with problems, is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by less than 13,000 votes.
The ruling means the random drawing scheduled to decide the outcome of the recount is set to move forward as planned Thursday morning.
The State Board of Elections is delaying Wednesday’s random drawing in the 94th District after Democrat Shelly Simonds’ request, WTOP has learned.
If you want to know in real time whether Republicans will control Virginia’s House of Delegates in 2018, you’re in luck.
Del. Tim Hugo, a member of Virginia’s House Republican leadership, has been narrowly re-elected to represent parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties, a recount confirmed Thursday.
A recount began Wednesday morning in Virginia’s 40th District House of Delegates race to represent parts of Fairfax and Prince William counties. It’s the first of four recounts in Virginia House races that could determine which party will control the chamber.
Two recounts are now scheduled for races in Stafford County delaying the swearing-in for one candidate for county supervisor. Meanwhile, voters have filed an amended lawsuit in federal court seeking a new election in the 28th House District.
Republican Del. Tim Hugo leads Democratic challenger Donte Tanner by 106 votes out of more than 30,000 cast in the final results that were certified by the State Board of Elections last month. The narrow margin entitles Tanner to a recount.
Monday’s certification of the results of the Nov, 7 elections will allow at least three Democratic candidates in tight house of delegates races to file for recounts. If the recounts do not change any results, Republicans will control the new house of delegates by a 51-49 margin.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign broke its silence on general election recount efforts in three battleground states on Saturday — saying it will “participate” in the effort spearheaded by Green Party candidate Jill Stein.
The campaign for Green Party candidate Jill Stein announced Wednesday that it’s gunning for a recount in three battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — to address concerns about the election before it is certified.
With a special election win along the Eastern Shore, Democrats will take control of the Virginia Senate.
Fairfax Delegate Tom Rust has narrowly won a recount to serve another two-year term in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Every vote will be counted twice in not one, but two races in Virginia that could shape statewide politics.
Fairfax County is investigating a voting discrepancy from Tuesday\’s election that could impact who wins the attorney general\’s election, which is likely headed to a recount.
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